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Press release: Clinique La Lignière becomes one of the 6 official vaccination centres in the Canton of Vaud

State Councillors, Rebecca Ruiz and Béatrice Métraux, in charge of the Department of Health and Social Action, and the Department of Environment and Security respectively, in order to obtain feedback from [...] themselves accordingly. At the end of last year, the State of Vaud, therefore, launched an appeal to health institutions to do so. La Lignière stepped forward to offer its help and premises to the national [...] Centre is trying to maintain a good organisation. This is a complex task in view of the current health situation: it has been necessary to adapt to the shortage of vaccine production and supply that has

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DISCRIMINATION - WECARE

The WECARE campaign conducted by the Health Ministries Department of the Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is aimed at raising our awareness for the suffering around us.

harmful to health and well-being. This is what studies are consistently showing, pointing to the association between experiences of discrimination and a variety of indicators of mental health and psychological [...] The anti-Asian xenophobia that appeared at first, has then been replaced by ostracism towards health care workers, supermarket employees or anyone perceived as a threat including foreigners, neighbors [...] watchfulness is a factor to chronic stress. More recently the impact of discrimination on physical health has also been established, with outcomes on mortality, hypertension or incident asthma among others

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AdventHealth Invests US$100 Million to Build a New Hospital in Palm Coast

In Florida, United States, new facilities will offer comprehensive health-care services.

AdventHealth announced on January 19, 2021, that it will build a 100-bed hospital in Palm Coast, marking the single-largest health-care investment in Flagler County. Construction will begin in September [...] on AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway, a US$100 million project, on Palm Coast Parkway near Bridgehaven Drive. The four-story hospital is scheduled to open in late 2022 and will join AdventHealth Palm Coast [...] community’s health-care needs. “We look forward to bringing our world-class services closer to home for more people in this growing region,” David Ottati, president/CEO for AdventHealth’s Central Florida

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Desert Flower Center, interview with Dr. Cornelia Strunz

Partnering with a Foundation established by a former supermodel, Waris Dirie, a Seventh-day Adventist hospital in Berlin took action by opening a new center to help restore victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

An operation costs around 2000 to 4000 euros. For people with statutory health insurance, the costs are covered by the health insurance. However, since we also want to treat people who are not insured [...] Waldfriede (DFC) came into being out of clinical necessity, as many women in Germany also suffer from the health and psychological consequences of FGM. The project was realised in cooperation with the Desert Flower [...] patients, thus alleviating their fears and addressing their concerns. As a specialist in our department, it was with great gratitude that I started working at the "Desert Flower Centre" Waldfriede. I

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SUICIDE - WE CARE

The WeCare CAMPAIGN conducted by the Health Ministries Department of the Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is aimed at raising our awareness for the suffering around us.

feelings of loneliness and isolation. - collateral damages of Covid-19 for those with preexisting health conditions due to a prioritization of the Covid-19 over other diseases. - unemployment or financial [...] As a consequence, in 2020, a number of countries have observed a deterioration in the mental health of their populations - with a decompensation of previous psychiatric disorders and an increasing

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At the U.N., Adventist Leader Calls Gender-based Violence ‘Shame of Our Humanity’

Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director urges cooperation to confront forces working against the “full humanity” of women.

that the theme of this years’ symposium fits well with the Adventist Church’s ongoing work — through health care, education, humanitarian care, and spiritual witness — to elevate the status and treatment of [...] a decade, various Adventist organizations, including the General Conference women’s ministries department and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, have joined together to promote a global initiative

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WECARE INITIATIVE

The WeCare CAMPAIGN conducted by the Health Ministries Department of the Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is aimed at raising our awareness for the suffering around us. [...] up living in fear. Chronic fear or living with a feeling of constant threat can have serious health consequences: weakening our immune system, impacting our gastrointestinal tract, causing damages

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Leaders Vote to Postpone General Conference Session 2020 for a Second Time

Due to COVID-19, world church quinquennial event now scheduled for June 6-11, 2022.

said the Health Ministries department had to recommend delaying the GC Session. “We’ve been consulting with international experts, and taking into account the needs and concerns. The GC Health Ministries [...] January 12, 2021 virtual Zoom session, where they listened to reports from world church administration, health officers of the church, logistics coordinators, and legal counsel. Leaders discussed the feasibility [...] body. The persistence of the deadly global COVID-19 pandemic and its enduring impacts on public health, travel, and the availability of international visas persuaded the international body to postpone

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COVID-19: NOW WHAT?

the risk factors for a severe forms of those infectious illnesses. Obesity is a growing public health problem across the European Region, where more than 50% of the adult population is overweight. Overweight [...] the negative impact of lockdowns or prolonged phases of social distancing on physical and mental health. 4 While overnutrition and deficient nutrition can adversely affect our immune response,

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The ideal diet? It is written in the Bible

referring to Dr. Franco Berrino, an internationally renowned epidemiologist, former director of the Department of Preventive and Predictive Medicine, National Cancer Institute of Milan—where he began his activity [...] scientists. An ancient knowledge that revealed, in the predominantly vegetarian food choice, an idea of health for humankind. It was ideal To better understand these claims and not fall into the [...] thousands of billions of microbes that coexist in our intestine contributing to our nutrition and our health, vitamins, minerals and an infinity of other factors which on the one hand are indispensable for

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